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50th Convocation in Five Charts

50th Convocation in Five Charts

A fresh batch of students bid farewell to IIT Kanpur as the 50th Convocation of IIT Kanpur was held in two sessions on 15th and 16th June, 2017. A total […]

by · June 30, 2017 · 0 comments ·
The New, Standalone Economics Dept. at IITK

The New, Standalone Economics Dept. at IITK

In a historical and pioneering step, IIT Kanpur established the first ever Department of Economics among all the IITs, about a month ago. Earlier, what people knew to be the […]

by · June 8, 2017 · 0 comments ·
These OARS do not row

These OARS do not row

A slowly unfolding chaotic mess of incomplete information, erratic errors and temperamental tantrums, the OARS surely creates a place for itself in the hearts of every student who has ever […]

by · February 23, 2017 · 0 comments ·
Deciphering the NIRF Rankings

Deciphering the NIRF Rankings

Last year the Government of India released NIRF (National Institute Ranking Framework) rankings, claiming it to be a step towards improving the Indian higher education ecosystem. It collected the data […]

by · January 31, 2017 · 0 comments ·
Attendance Matters

Attendance Matters

IITK is among the few institutes of higher education where there is no mandatory attendance policy enforced in all courses. Lately, the practice of taking biometric attendance in certain courses […]

by · January 24, 2017 · 2 comments ·
Teachers’ Day felicitation : A humble thanks to our shepherds

Teachers’ Day felicitation : A humble thanks to our shepherds

It is only befitting that the most loved teachers of the institute be thanked for their service to education on the birth anniversary of the most distinguished teacher in the […]

by · September 4, 2016 · 0 comments ·
The curious case of “incorrect” branch changes

The curious case of “incorrect” branch changes

Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. – Murphy’s Law  One of the most important and potentially life-changing decisions that can be taken by a student here at IIT […]

by · July 29, 2016 · 0 comments ·
Difficult Times Ahead For The BS Programs ?

Difficult Times Ahead For The BS Programs ?

The following is an opinion piece by Bhawesh Kumar, a Y14 undergraduate student from the Department of Physics . The author shares his concerns about the future of BS programs […]

by · June 9, 2016 · 0 comments ·
Mid Semester answer scripts on time from now

Mid Semester answer scripts on time from now

The Academic Senate recently decided that all instructors will be required to show the answer scripts of the Mid Semester examinations within 14 days of the end of the exams. […]

by · April 29, 2016 · 0 comments ·
Report : CC password change request

Report : CC password change request

Recently, a mail was circulated among all the residents requesting them to change their CC passwords urgently. When contacted, Prof. Y N Singh, Head, CC, asked us to get in […]

by · April 28, 2016 · 0 comments ·